Viceland's first scripted comedy series stars James Van Der Beek as Diplo


James Van Der Beek is going from Dawson to Diplo.

The actor, known for his iconic role on Dawson’s Creek, is switching gears to play a fictional version of DJ-producer-musician Diplo in Viceland’s first scripted comedy series called What Would Diplo Do?(WT)

The six-episode series, which Van Der Beek also serves a showrunner for, is scheduled to premiere “later in 2017.”

Diplo serves as an executive producer alongside Brandon Dermer and Kevin Kusatsu.  Dermer will also direct.

The show was inspired by an online concert promo for Diplo’s “Mad Decent Block Party,” which also starred Van Der Beek. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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